bottles
bottles


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liz "I'm wondering if the lead photo is of the microplastics this group collected from the environment and is looking closely at, or, if this is perhaps..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
Ag8n "Your work is very impressive. And it seems like you are just a step away from identification. I wish I knew the exact step needed. The pellets a..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
sfererro23 "What kind of filter are you using? is it efficient? Would you recommend using it? " | Read more » over 1 year ago
Ag8n "Most of these pellets are usually circular, at least around here. Those pellets are hexagonal. It might make it easier to search for the company ..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
warren "Thanks! I've made a chart where we could mark them for "good" and "bad" and add other notes; I hope it's roughly correct: But if it's not, it's ..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
maxliboiron " We tend to reuse bottles rather than source virgin ones, since there are so many in the waste/recycling stream. For kits, I would have people find..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
asnow " Compiling ideas we have so far here: https://www.bottlestore.com/plastic-containers/plastic-jugs.html https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.asp..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
bsugar "Follow up: I think the issue will be the extent to which you want it to be more durable vs. easy to cut (referring to the one where the square shap..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
bsugar "I wouldn't normally answer a question like this but I just had to see what #babylegs were and what it was that would require them. Now I'm in too ..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
Nashblackcat "@Mathew Mat: It is great for insulation! ASAS has it cheap so you can try it out and not break the bank. http://www.sciplus.com/p/SUPERGLUE-RED-..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
mathew "@cfastie I guess I can't guarantee they didn't leak a bit, but in my experience the rice sticks to the side of the bottle if there is moisture. I'..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
Nashblackcat "Not sure if this would be an option but Self-fusing Silicone Tape works very well for sealing even in wet and underwater conditions. " | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "That's a great idea to use rice to make the bottle non-compressible. It can also keep your payload dry if a little water leaks in. For the testing ..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
mathew "i've tried heat shrink tubing in other projects-- I don't find that it provides a perfect seal and it has difficulty sticking to glues since its us..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
amysoyka "Have you tried using heat shrink wrap yet as a sealant? Electrical tape also works as shrink wrap - just apply some stream/heat to it and it tight..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago